Honeycomb Head
(One Flower Honeycomb Head - Savannah Honeycomb Head)
Balduina uniflora
Asteraceae (Composite Sunflower) Family

Plant is an upright, hairy, perennial with fibrous roots. Preferred habitat is savannas, pine woods and bogs. Distribution is coastal in the Escambia region.

The leaves are alternate on the stem; consisting of one whole part; no leaf stalk; long and slender; reduced upward; no teeth and no lobes; tapering to the tip with sides less than equal, or sometimes blunt and nearly rounded with base graduating to a narrow point.

Flowers are at the end of long stems; solitary; symmetrical. Disc flowers are bisexual; yellow to purplish; ray flowers are sterile; three to five toothed; yellow; more than one inch long. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a seed which outer layer is fused to it.

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